Car Hire Dortmund Airport
Dortmund Airport is an international airport that serves the city of Dortmund. It is located at 10 kilometers away from the city, in the Rhine North Westphalia state. In 2006, the Dortmund Airport received a longer name, to emphasize the importance of the major shareholder in the management of it, DSW21. Now, the whole name of the public airport of Dortmund is Dortmund Airport 21. Each year, this airport serves around 2.5 million travelers. The Dortmund Airport is famous for having a lot of low cost flights that boost the tourism business in Dortmund. If you find yourself caught on the Dortmund Airport between two flights, you should take your time to visit some of the best attractions in the area.
Top Attractions within Dortmund Airport
Westfalenstadion is the home of the Borussia Dortmund team. Officially, the name of this attraction that you can visit near the Dortmund Airport is Signal iduna Park, as Signal Iduna Group is the sponsor of the stadium until 2016. The huge construction was raised between 1971 and 1974 and it was officially opened on April 2, 1974. Since then, it was renovated four times, two times in the 1990s and two times in the 2000s.
Opernhaus Dortmund is another attraction that you can see near the Dortmund Airport. This is the opera house of the city of Dortmund. It stands on the same location where a former opera house was destroyed during World War II. Heinrich Rosskotten and Edgar Tritthart designed the new building and in present this is one of the greatest points of interest within the city.
Museum for Kunst and Kulturgeschichte, also known to locals as MKK and to foreigners as Museum of Art and Cultural History is one of the oldest museums in Dortmund. You can visit it, as it is pretty close to the Dortmund Airport. It was founded in 1883 and it was defined as an art museum in the 1930s.